Do you think money is the measure of success?

@yansky23 (404)
Philippines
July 20, 2012 10:49am CST
yes, i think so. Because when you have the financial capabilities, you can spend and enjoy vacations, you can live conveniently along with your family, you can send your kids to the best university. But money alone shouldn't be the sole determining factor. Love and relationship is still the best measure of success. Money is a great servant, but is the worst slave.
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@berting600 (3461)
• Philippines
20 Jul 12
Success is really measured to how much you have earn from all your transactions daily and that is from your financial aspect,yet are you successful in your love life and other aspects of your life?
@yansky23 (404)
• Philippines
22 Jul 12
I would like to clarify, it's not that "money is the root of all evil". In the Bible, it is written that the "LOVE of money is the root of all evil"-1 Timothy 6:10. Not money alone. What I mean is, we should be the one using money, not the other way around. That's why there's so many crimes because of money, on the other hand, you can do good deeds with it.
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• Philippines
22 Jul 12
That is true that we are the one who controls money,that when you are wealthy you have everything under your control,and you could spent it to exploit others.What the bible have taught us is only to those who does not have enough money that they chose to obey what the bible have teach,but hose who have plenty to spend have the power to rule over the less in life.
@yansky23 (404)
• Philippines
22 Jul 12
But the Bible favors no one, does it mean only the less priveledged and those who doesn't have the financial capabilities should be the ones who need to obey its teaching and the ones who are wealthy are already exempted? The Bible doesn't have prejudices. Everyone is equal in the eyes of the Lord, whether you're rich or poor.
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@sjvg1976 (12672)
• Delhi, India
23 Jul 12
Hello yansky, Yes its true that money is important in our life and most of things are fulfilled with money but its not that money is everything.Things like friendship,love don't demand money but need feelings to understand it. Success may differ from person to person someone may find success when he/she has all sort of comforts which can be bought by money and for some money is not the priority like for a student success means to get high scores in the exams which does not depend on money.
@yansky23 (404)
• Philippines
23 Jul 12
Yes, you're very right If I'm an entrepreneur or a businessman. The main reason for me to feel successful is not only to make huge profits but also for my product to be popular. By having a product that will be a household name will give me a sense of fulfillment and success, and not only by making money.
@sjvg1976 (12672)
• Delhi, India
23 Jul 12
That's true for you success means to be successful in your business basically. Money may be secondary thing for but definitely come to you automatically if you get success in your work.
• Mathura, India
23 Jul 12
Money may be one of the measures of physical success but not only. Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most successful personals but how much cash he had with him?
@yansky23 (404)
• Philippines
23 Jul 12
There are many aspects of success, money is only one of them. If your a singer, aside from having a huge earning, a sense of success is when you have established a worldwide fan base. If you're a boxer, it could be having championship titles, if you're a martial artist, it could be by having your black belt.
• Mathura, India
23 Jul 12
I think now you are going for designing the definition of success.
@Raine38 (8909)
• United States
21 Jul 12
I think so too, but only as far as those things which money can buy. If I am making money that I can afford a better house, new car, upgrade gadgets, the best healthcare, well heck yeah, that is success, specially if I worked hard for it. But there are things that I would like to call subjective success. Like a woman being a successful mother, a successful pianist, a successful ball player. If financial freedom is your goal, then yes, having a lot of money makes you successful. But if your goal is to raise your kid and watch her grow up and have a good family of her own then yes, you are a successful mother by your own right.
• Mathura, India
23 Jul 12
Your are more capable to illustrate the definition of success. Money is one of the measures of physical success only. Suppose I am a wrestler then, how much cash I had in my hand, it does not have any matter. How much competitions I have won, this is the matter to measure of success. Actually money comes after success, therefore some people measure success by this indirect method. But I do not think this is always an accurate method to measure success.
@asliah (11149)
• Philippines
20 Oct 12
hi, for me i could say that its yes,money is the measure of the success,because you have many money in your side you have the power to have what you wanted with no limitations,and being alone i mean no relationship, i could still money is the most in all above to measure success in life.